Pownal, VT 05261 ZIP Code Profile

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Pownal, VT | Pownal Center, VT

ZIP Code 05261: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pownal, VT 05261

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pownal Center, VT 05261
South Pownal, VT 05261

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bennington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.798, Longitude -73.217
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 44
  • PO Box Addresses: 240
  • Residential Addresses: 900
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 900

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Pownal, VT 05261 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,815
Population in Households 2,815
Population in Familes 2,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 86
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $57,002
Average Household Income $69,589
Per Capita Income $28,404


Total Housing Units 1,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 935 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $208,362
Average Home Value $222,273


Total Households 1,149
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 778
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% -0.04%
Households 0.46% 0.02%
Families 0.25% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Pownal, VT 05261 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05261 to the other 256 ZIP Codes in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 58 78th
Population Density # 61 77th
Diversity Index # 181 30th
Median Household Income # 118 54th
Per Capita Income # 182 29th

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